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We have received enquiries from a number of employers about posting job opportunities for environmental biologists and we’re pleased to do so! We can also offer a number of web sites that offer career information and job ads.

Good luck!    Bonne chance!

*Wildlife and Engagement Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Wildlife and Engagement Specialist to work with First Nations and other stakeholders to implement BC’s Together for Wildlife Strategy for the Thompson Okanagan Region. The position will be based in Kamloops or Penticton.  

Apply by September 14, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Research Manager. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) is hiring for this position, based in Inuvik, NT. This Research Manager will support the Inuvialuit Research Agenda that extends beyond natural sciences to social economic and cultural studies.  

Apply by September 9, 2020. For more information, view this document; 2020 – Research Manager – Job Posting (2) (1)

*Research Opportunities in Northern Canada. As advertised via ArcticNet, the three organizations below wish to advertise the following opportunities. Please follow the links for details:

–          Yukon University :  Research Chair in Environmental Monitoring and Knowledge Mobilization (also attached) / Chaire de recherche en suivi environnemental et en mobilisation des connaissances (document en remorque)

–          University of Manitoba (CEOS) Assistant or associate professor / professeur adjoint ou associé

NSERC Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in the broad field of Arctic System Science / Chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau 2 sur la science des systèmes arctiques

–          INRS :  bourse de doctorat | PHD Project

Rôle des processus microbiens du sol dans les émissions aquatiques de gaz à effet de serre des paysages pergélisolés au nord-est du Canada / Role of soil microbial processes in aquatic greenhouse gas emissions in Eastern Canadian landscapes,

*Wildlife Habitat Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring for this position in Prince George. This Wildlife Habitat Specialist will work collaboratively with stakeholders and First Nations to implement the Province’s Together for Wildlife Strategy. The main focus is on terrestrial biodiversity, habitat management and enhancement involving ungulate and furbearer habitat management.  

Apply by August 19, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Wildlife Habitat Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring for this position in Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and other locations. The Wildlife Habitat Specialist will lead or contribute to research projects, policies, best management practices and other tools to advance conservation, enhancement and restoration of habitat. Engagement with First Nations and other stakeholders will be an important part of the work.

Apply by August 7, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Ecosystem Biologist. The BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking an Ecosystems Biologist for the Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District. As the Ecosystems Biologist, you will develop and implement ecosystem conservation, Species at Risk programs, restoration and enhancement projects with other agencies on the archipelago.

Apply by July 30, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

* Inuit Research Advisor. The Inuit Research Advisor will advance the Nunavut Tunngavik Inc (NTI) research agenda by participating in, coordinating, and monitoring research activities in Nunavut. The successful candidate will lead the regional review of ArcticNet and North by North research proposals and reports, as well as represent NTI as a second member of the Inuit Advisory Committee. In addition, this position will lead the coordination and regional review of Northern Contaminants Program (NCP) research proposals, reports, and communications activities in Nunavut and will serve as a co-chair of the Nunavut Environmental Contaminates Committee (NECC)

Apply by July 24, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Manager of Special Projects.  Here is an opportunity to improve forestry practices as a manager for the BC Forest Practices Board:  This Board serves the public interest as the independent watchdog for sound forest and range practices in British Columbia.

In this position, you will be responsible for the development, planning, performance and reporting of special investigations, including; research and writing of special reports; allocation of resources and budget; and contract management.  Projects managed by this position are taken from original concept through to final publication. There are several locations available for this position.

Apply by July 8, 2020.  For more information, follow this link

*Land and Resource Specialist. This position is with the BC Caribou Recovery Program and will be located in either Dawson Creek or Fort St. John.

This is your opportunity to apply your resource management skills to make a meaningful difference as a member of the B.C. Caribou Recovery Team. This provincial team brings together experts in planning, GIS, biology, policy development, modelling, as well as engagement and consultation to plan and deliver recovery actions.

The role of the land and resource specialist in the caribou program is to lead the development and delivery of engagement with Indigenous communities, local government, industries, and interest groups on caribou recovery program initiatives including, but not limited to, herd planning.

Apply by July 5, 2020.  For more information, follow this link.

*Nunavut Wildlife Management Board Member. The Government of Nunavut is looking for nominations to fill a seat on the Nunavut
Wildlife Management Board (NWMB). The NWMB is the main instrument of wildlife management and regulator of access to wildlife in the Nunavut Settlement Area.

Apply by June 30, 2020.  For more information, view this document.

*Regional Biologist. The Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry is seeking a Regional Biologists to be based in Lunenburg, NS. This position will be part of a multidisciplinary Integrated Resource Management team and will provide biological expertise in the management of wildlife populations and habitats.

Apply by June 10, 2020.  For more information, follow this link.

*Senior Park Ranger. This posting is to establish a Province-wide eligibility list for permanent vacancies for regular Senior Park Ranger positions in BC Parks.The following BC Park locations have a current vacancy for a permanent Senior Park Ranger position: Hagensborg in the Bella Coola Valley; Alice Lake Park in Squamish; and, E.C. Manning Park [Park Field Office].

Apply by June 8, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Wildlife Management Biologist. The Eeyou Marine Region Wildlife Board is offering a contract position for a wildlife biologist, with opportunity for extension. This board is established under the Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement (EMRLCA) in northern Quebec and is the main instrument for wildlife management in the region. The Wildlife Management Biologist will assist with the development of research projects, provide feedback on COSEWIC assessments, collect and manage harvest data and many other functions. The position will be based in Eastmain, Quebec.

Apply by June 5, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Consultant. With an increasing amount of research being conducted in mainland Nunavik and in the Nunavik Marine Region, there is growing pressure on the general population and on Nunavik organizations. The newly established Steering Committee of the Nunavik Regional Research Authority (NRRA) is seeking a consultant to take on the initial research, consultation and planning work that is needed to help set up the NRRA. This Research Authority will streamline the regional research processes that support sustainable development and self-determination.

Apply by June 5, 2020. For more information, view this document.

*Resource Information Specialist. This is with the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. Reporting to the Director of the Ecosystem Information Section, the Resource Information Specialist is responsible for supporting clients on matters related to fish and wildlife inventory and habitat information, fish passage, terrestrial ecosystems, soils, and terrain information.. There is currently a 2-year position in Surrey, B.C. However, other locations may be considered. This competition will create a list of candidates for future positions, as well.

Apply by June 3, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*CDC Program Zoologist. This position is with the Conservation Data Centre of  the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. The successful candidate will oversee the CDC Zoology Unit and serve as the provincial authority on at-risk animal species in British Columbia. This position will be located in Victoria, B.C.

Apply by May 31, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Senior Wildlife Biologist. There are two Senior Wildlife Biologist positions available with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. One is in Prince George and the other in Fort St. John.

The successful candidates will lead programs and projects that support the conservation, protection and sustainable use of wildlife. This will involve working with internal and external partners, stakeholders, First Nations and government agencies.

Apply by May 28, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Appointments to Polar Knowledge Canada. The Canadian High Arctic Research Station’s (CHARS) campus is operated by Polar Knowledge Canada, an institution that anchors a strong research presence in Canada’s Arctic. It is associated with the federal Ministry of Northern Affairs. There are a number of appointed positions available:

  • President: The President is the Chief Executive Officer of Polar Knowledge Canada and is accountable for its day-to-day management and direction .
  • Chairperson: The Chairperson is responsible for setting the agenda for, and soundly managing, the nine-member Board of Directors of Polar Knowledge Canada.
  • Member: The Members of the Board provide an oversight function including approving the science and technology plan as well as annual workplans and budgets for Polar Knowledge Canada.

Apply for these appointments by May 26, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Land and Resource Specialist. This position is with the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, based in Surrey. They are seeking a strategic, innovative thinker to work with multi-disciplinary specialists on complex natural resource management issues.

Apply by May 22, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Wildlife Habitat Specialist. This position is with the Landbase Stewardship Section for the Omineca Region of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. It will be based in Prince George. The Wildlife Habitat Specialist will work with stakeholders and affected First Nations to implement Actions from the Province’s Together for Wildlife Strategy.  Focus will primarily be on terrestrial biodiversity, habitat management and enhancement, involving ungulate and furbearer habitat management, including resource development activities, access management, habitat supply modelling, and vegetation ecology.

Apply by May 18, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Wildlife Resource Specialist. This position is with the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. There are many possible locations for this position; Port McNeill, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Victoria, Powell River, Squamish and Chilliwack. The primary focus of this position is to develop creative management solutions to strategic resource management issues affecting BC’s coastal forestry operations. Projects will involve multiple agencies and stakeholders.

Apply by May 12, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Wildlife Biologist. This position is with the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and will be based in Prince George. It is a temporary position, extending to March 31, 2021.

Apply by April 7, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Fish & Wildlife Management Section Head. This position is with the B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development and will be based in Penticton or Kamloops. The Section Head provides leadership and professional oversight for the regional fish and wildlife programs, supervises staff and is accountable for managing financial resources.

Apply by March 1, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

* Chair, Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario located in London, Ontario. The Chair oversees the department’s academic, research and administrative plans in order to position the Department within the top tier of Canadian Biology departments. The Chair appointment is normally for a (renewable) five-year term.

Apply by February 29, 2020. For more information about this position, follow this link. Further information about the university can be found at http://www.uwo.ca/.

*Research Wildlife Ecology Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a wildlife biologist to work out of Williams Lake. The Research Wildlife Ecology Specialist will be a scientific advisor for the Cariboo-Chilcotin region and identifies needs, conducts research, and prepares extension materials related to forest management, species habitat supply models and wildlife ecology in general.

Apply by February 25, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Senior Professional Reliance Officer. This position is with Land Remediation Section of  the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. This position advises senior executive and shapes strategic decision-making related to risk-based investigation and remediation of contaminated sites. It will be located in Victoria, or possibly Surrey, B.C.

Apply by February 24, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Small Mammal and Herpetofauna Specialist. This position in the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is responsible for providing science advice on issues associated with small mammals and herpetofauna species conservation and management. This position is located in Victoria, BC.

Apply by February 16, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Wildlife Habitat Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a wildlife biologist to work out of Williams Lake. The Wildlife Habitat Specialist will focus on terrestrial biodiversity, habitat management and enhancement. This will primarily involve ungulate habitat for caribou, moose, mountain goat, and bighorn sheep.

Apply by February 9, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Resource Information Specialist. This posting is for a temporary opportunity until March 1, 2022 and applications will also be considered to fill future vacancies.

This position in the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is responsible for supporting clients on matters related to fish and wildlife inventory and habitat information, fish passage, terrestrial ecosystems, soils, and terrain information.  The current position is in Fort St John, BC.

Apply by February 4, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Land and Resource Specialists. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring these Specialists for the Caribou Recovery Team. There are currently two full time opportunities. One position can be performed from any of the following communities: Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, or Fort Nelson. One position can be performed from any of the following communities: Kamloops, Nelson, Revelstoke, or Williams Lake.

Apply by January 26, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Salmon Restoration Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Salmon Restoration Specialist who will be based in Victoria, B.C.

This Specialist provides expertise in salmonid habitat management and plays a lead role in the development of Ministry business and implementation plans related to salmonids.  He or she must be an effective collaborator with Indigenous Peoples.

Apply by January 12, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Section Head, Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystem. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Section Head, Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystem to provide supervision and professional oversight for a regional program based in Williams Lake, B.C. The position includes managing staff and financial resources, managing stakeholder relationships, applying legislation, policies and professional standards in a consistent manner, participating in provincial policy development, and overseeing program delivery and professional projects.

Apply by January 8, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Conservation Lands Analyst. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Conservation Lands Analyst based in Victoria, B.C.

This position supports implementation of the Conservation Lands program and the activities related to the securement, administration and management of conservation areas for fish and wildlife including collaboration with partner organizations and multiple regions.

Apply by January 6, 2020. For more information, follow this link.

*Unit Head & Senior Provincial Laboratory Specialist. This position in the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy involves the development of provincial environmental laboratory quality assurance/quality control, testing methods, compliance and audit standards, developing regulatory standards for new pollutants or for microbiological issues and other duties. This position is in Victoria, BC.

Apply by November 12, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Land and Resource Specialist, Ecological Assessment. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Land and Resource Specialist to be based in either Chilliwack, Squamish, or Surrey, B.C. The position facilitates the identification of habitat values that may be affected by development activities and contributes to land use planning projects that set objectives for resource use.

Apply by November 6, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Lead Hatchery Management Biologist. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is hiring a hatchery manager for their Ocean and Ecosystem Sciences Division. They seek  someone to manage all unit staff and operations at Mactaquac Biodiversity Facility and its captive breeding program of Atlantic salmon. The position is based in French Village near Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Apply by November 4, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*For future consideration… The federal government sometimes establishes pools of qualified candidates for as-yet-undetermined positions. Here are some recent examples:

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is seeking candidates for future Aquatic Science Biologists positions. They may be located in Dartmouth (NS), Coldbrook (NS), St. Andrews (NB), and Mactaquac (NB).

Natural Resources Canada is seeking candidates for future Forest Inventory Biologists and Forest Research Biologists. These positions may be located in Edmonton (Alberta), Victoria (British Columbia), Fredericton (New Brunswick), Corner Brook (Newfoundland and Labrador), Ottawa (Ontario), Sault Ste. Marie (Ontario), and Québec (Québec).

Application deadline for all of these positions is August 8, 2021. (In other words, this is an ongoing exercise.)

For more specific information, follow these links; Aquatic Science Biologist; Forest Inventory Biologists; Forest Research Biologists.

*Section Head, Aquatic Science Biologist. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is recruiting an aquatic science biologist for this position, based in Moncton, New Brunswick. The successful candidate will lead the delivery of programs, manage science teams and research scientists, manage financial resources, collaborate and present scientific information to stakeholders. The position may reside in the Fisheries and Ecosystem Science Division or in the Aquatic Animal Health division. More details are provided through the link.

Apply by October 21, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Professional Leader, Environment. Canada Energy Regulator (CER) – formerly the National Energy Board (NEB) is hiring a senior manager to provide leadership in the review and assessment of facility applications, operational environmental compliance, and environmental science matters as they relate to the Canada Energy Regulator Act (CERA) and the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act. The position is based in Calgary, Alberta.

Apply by October 18, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Wildlife Habitat Specialist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Wildlife Habitat Specialist to be based in Williams Lake, B.C. The position includes collecting and managing information on species habitats and ecosystems, species at risk, habitat conservation, management and restoration, and developing and implementing standards and guidelines related to these areas.

Apply by October 18, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Physical Scientist. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is recruiting physical scientists for their Aquatic Science program. They seek candidates with experience in modeling particle dispersion in aquatic environments and conducting research projects involving the dispersion of particles in aquatic environments e.g. rivers, estuaries, oceans. The positions are based in Moncton, New Brunswick.

Apply by October 15, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Molecular Biology Technician. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is recruiting molecular biology techs for their Aquatic Science program. They seek candidates with experience in a laboratory conducting diagnostic screening or research projects. They list molecular biology techniques, such as Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Reverse Transcriptase-PCR, real-time PCR; sequencing, bioinformatics and preparing tissues for PCR assays. The positions are based in Moncton, New Brunswick.

Apply by October 15, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Aquatic Science Technician 1. Fisheries and Oceans Canada is hiring technicians to study west coast salmonids. These are casual or term positions based in Bella Coola or Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Duties include remote field work, collecting information and analyzing data.

Apply by October 15, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Ecosystem Scientist II – Nature Legacy. Parks Canada is recruiting a scientist to support  operational managers with science and knowledge to undertake conservation planning and decision making for an interconnected network of protected areas in Newfoundland. This position is based in Glovertown, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Apply by October 8, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Research Scientist – Wildlife Ecology. Environment and Climate Change Canada is recruiting for two pools of candidates; Stream 1 – Ecological modelling position (Ottawa, ON) and Stream 2 – Avian (marine or terrestrial) ecology positions (Delta, BC; Saskatoon, SK; Ottawa, ON; Québec City, QC). Successful candidates will be considered for a number of related positions in that Stream.

Apply by October 7, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Section Head, Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystem. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Section Head, Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystem to provide supervision and professional oversight for a regional program based in Williams Lake, B.C. The position includes managing staff and financial resources, managing stakeholder relationships, applying legislation, policies and professional standards in a consistent manner, participating in provincial policy development, and overseeing program delivery and professional projects.

Apply by September 24, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Ecologist Team Leaders (3 positions).  Parks Canada is hiring three Ecologist Team Leaders; Two Vegetation and Fire Management Team Leaders; one in Jasper National Park, and one in Yoho/Kootenay/Lake Louise (YKLL). Jasper National Park is also hiring an Aquatics Team Leader.

Apply by September 2, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Senior Wildlife Biologist.  The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a Senior Wildlife Biologist to be stationed in Fort St. John. Duties cover the full range of wildlife management, including advising government staff, developing laboratory and field studies, leading wildlife programs and so on.

Apply by August 20, 2019. For more information, view this document.

*Senior Environmental Impact Assessment Biologist. The B.C.Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy is hiring a Senior EIA Biologist. This position manages staff and financial resources for the environmental impact assessment section. This is a regional specialist in aquatic EIA and  also conducts and oversees monitoring and impact assessment studies for watershed and aquifer management plans in cooperation with other agencies.  There are several BC communities where this position may be located.

Apply by July 28, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Fisheries biologist/Limnologist. The Okanagan Nation Alliance is seeking a fisheries biologist/limnologist to work out of Westbank, B.C. (West Kelowna).

No application deadline is given. For more details, follow this link.

*Ecosystem Biologist.  The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring two Ecosystem Biologists. Duties may relate to First Nations reconciliation, woodland caribou recovery, cumulative effects, and regional moose management planning. There are 2 positions available, to be located in Fort St. John, Fort Nelson or Dawson Creek.

Apply by July 25, 2019. For more information, download this document.

*Fisheries Biologist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a fisheries biologist to support the maintenance of wild and enhanced stocks for recreational fishing. This work can include stock assessment, fish culture, restoration and enhancement, habitat protection, land management, planning, research and inventory, and providing diversified and quality angling opportunities. The position is based in Fort St. John.

Apply by July 8, 2019. For more information, download this document.

*Species at Risk Biologist. The Manitoba Department of Sustainable Development is hiring a Species at Risk Biologist to oversee the avian species at risk programs . The incumbent also coordinates provincial involvement in all avian monitoring initiatives, and administers monitoring and management programs for grassland species at risk in southern Manitoba. The position is based in Winnipeg.

Apply by July 8, 2019. For more information, follow this link and scroll down to the Species at Risk Biologist listing.

*Wildlife Biologist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is hiring a regional wildlife biologist to support the region’s Wildlife Program. This includes administrative permitting duties and hands-on big game management. The Regional Wildlife Biologist will engage First Nations and other stakeholders, manage program budgets, develop contracts and may oversee junior technician staff. The position is based in Prince George, B.C.

Apply by June 23, 2019. For more information, download this document.

*Resource Coordinator. This position provides technical and administrative support to the Fisheries Joint Management Committee for the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The Committee focuses on matters related to fish and marine mammal renewable resource management. The position is based in Inuvik.

Apply by June 7, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Aquatic Biologist. Hemmera is an environmental consultancy that offers progressive environmental services in Site Assessment and Remediation, Environmental Planning and Ecology, Human Environment, and Geomatics. They are seeking an Intermediate or Senior Aquatic Biologist to provide technical expertise in all aspects of aquatic ecology. This position is based in Oakville, Ontario.

No deadline for application is indicated. For more information, follow this link.

*Research Associate. Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia. The successful candidate will apply his/her quantitative skills to help build a new cross-disciplinary Conservation Science Initiative in the Faculty of Science. This position is located on UBC’s Vancouver campus.

Apply by May 24, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*EIA Biologist (2 positions) with the B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.  The Environmental Impact Assessment Biologist provides biological, chemical and other support to department decision makers. These positions design, implement and assess water quality monitoring programs for EIA studies and provide technical input to environmental reviews. One position is in Kamloops and the other in Prince George.

Apply by May 9, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Program Ecologist. B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. This position is with the Conservation Data Centre in Victoria, B.C. The position will assist in setting the strategic direction of the CDC Ecology unit and related duties.

Apply by May 6, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Ecosystems Biologist. B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. This position will support implementation of commitments related to First Nations reconciliation, woodland caribou recovery, cumulative effects, and regional moose management planning. The successful incumbent may assess authorizations and major projects including assessment of proposed data collection methods of key environmental values, assessment of impacts to values and proposed mitigation, restoration and offsetting measures. The preferred location is in Fort St. John (or possibly Dawson Creek or Fort Nelson).

Apply by April 30, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Section Head, Wildlife and Terrestrial Ecosystems.  The Ministry of Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking a candidate to lead the wildlife and terrestrial ecosystem program. This program involves the management of wildlife species and their habitats in the Caribou region. The Section Head will manage budgets and work planning for the section and supervise staff. This position is located in Williams Lake, B.C.

Apply by April 24, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Environmental Field Technician. Urban Systems is seeking an environmental professional to work in the consulting firm’s Kamloops, BC office. In this position, you will work with planners, engineers and other professionals to bring your environmental knowledge and perspective to bear on the company’s work.

Apply by April 14, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Freshwater Conservation Scientist. WCS Canada is seeking a temporary (13-month), full-time freshwater conservation scientist for its Ontario Northern Boreal (ONB) landscape conservation program. This scientist will manage a research program focused on Lake Sturgeon. The work will include engaging with local and Indigenous communities, disseminating research results to a variety of audiences and other related duties. The position is in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Apply by April, 7, 2019. To view the job posting, follow this link

*Station Manager. The University of Toronto is seeking a manager for their biological field station, located at the Koffler Scientific Reserve at Jokers Hill, Ontario. The station supports a wide range of biological research and education programs. The incumbent will manage the administration and operations of the field station with a small staff. The position is located at the field station near Newmarket, Ontario.

No deadline for application is indicated. For more information, follow this link.

*Junior Biologist / Biological Technician. Wood is an international company that delivers project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. They are seeking a Junior Biologist or Biological Technician to conduct field surveys for at-risk and other species throughout Ontario. There will be an emphasis on terrestrial ecological surveys. Data management and report-writing will also be required. This position is in Windsor, Ontario.

Apply by May 11, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Biologist Specialist – Landscape Ecologist. The B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking a landscape ecologist to be the technical lead with respect to development of landscape plans for managing forest resilience in the Cariboo-Chilcotin. It will be based in Williams Lake, B.C.

Apply by April 8, 2019. For more information, follow this link

*Crew Leader, Strategic Watershed Action Team. Trout Unlimited Canada is recruiting to a temporary position (April to October) that will a lead a field team in brook trout habitat recovery in southern Ontario. The Crew Leader will supervise a small team and perform instream aquatic habitat rehabilitation work, monitoring and assessment. The position is based in Guelph, Ontario.

Apply by March 24, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Environmental Consultant. Urban Systems is seeking an environmental professional to work in the consulting firm’s Victoria or Courtenay, BC office. Responsibilities of this role include coordinating regulatory approvals, providing biophysical and wetland impact assessments, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments and other related work.

Apply by March 3, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Fish Stock Assessment Biologist. B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is seeking a regional Fisheries Stock Assessment Biologist who will lead the planning, development and implementation of programs to manage, assess and monitor wild fish stocks, fish habitat and sport fisheries. The position will be based in Penticton, B.C.

Apply by March 21, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Senior Aquatic Lead. Wood is an international company that delivers project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. They are seeking a Senior Aquatic Lead to lead teams of aquatic biologists / ecologists and implement programs in the delivery of aquatic ecosystem assessments and monitoring studies. The position is in Cambridge, Ontario.

No deadline for application is indicated. For more information, follow this link.

*Environmental Consultant (Biologist). Urban Systems is seeking a biologist to work in the consulting firm’s Calgary office. Responsibilities of this role include coordinating regulatory approvals, providing biophysical and wetland impact assessments, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments and other related work. This position also supports branches in Edmonton, Saskatoon, Fort McMurray and Winnipeg.

Apply by January 30, 2019. For more information, see Environmental Consultant (Biologist) info sheet and visit their website: Urban Systems

*Ichthyologist. The Canadian Museum of Nature is hiring a research scientist specializing in vertebrate zoology (ichthyology). The successful candidate will lead a program of field- and collection-based systematic research on fish; to publish results of scientific research; to contribute to and provide advice on the Museum’s Fish Collection; and to work with other museum staff on  exhibits, outreach and educational programs. This position will be based in the Ottawa/Gatineau area.

Apply by Feb. 17, 2019. For more information, follow this link.

*Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science. For biologists pursuing an academic career with an interest in administration, here’s an opportunity for you! Mount Saint Vincent University is inviting nominations, expressions of interest, and applications for the position of Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science, with the appointment to be effective July 2019. This university is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

No deadline for application is indicated. For more information, follow this link.

*Junior / Intermediate Terrestrial Biologist / Ecologist. Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions. This position will conduct field surveys for at-risk, sensitive and common species throughout Ontario. Focus will be on vegetation, wildlife, avian and wetland ecology, and erosion and sediment control monitoring. Complete reports with senior guidance. This position will be based in Burlington or Cambridge, Ontario.

No deadline for application is indicated. For more information, follow this link.